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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Thrombophlebitis: This term means inflammation of the veins and often results in venous thrombosis which is blood clotting in the veins.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This refers : To irritation of a vein with associated clot. Usually in the context of a superficial vein which is of less seriousness than a deep venous thrombosis ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Thrombophlebitis: It is a very common and non dangerous condition where a vein under the skin get red, raised, warm, and tender. Within 1-2 wks the redness turns brown ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
39 years experience Vascular Surgery
Three main reasons: Thrombophlebitis is venous thrombosis and associated inflammation of the affected vein. Also referred to as DVT or deep vein thrombosis. It is almo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
No cure just rx: Thrombophlebits is a symptom and not a disease. The underlying cause needs to be treated first. However if its severe and theres skin breakdown then a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
DVT: Blood clots can be caused by many different things namely anything that causes your blood not to circulate normally or clot properly setting for long ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
33 years experience Phlebology
Pain, redness, firm: By definition, thrombophlebitis means inflammation and clotting of superficial veins. This is not dvt, or deep vein thrombosis, which is the dangerous ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
25 years experience General Surgery
Blood clot: Thrombophlebitis is 2 words put together. Thrombus is a blood clot. Phlebitis is inflammation of a vein. Put them together and there is a blood clo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Color changes / pain: Superficial thrombophlebitis can cause some of the changes and symptoms of deep vien thrombosis. Usually on physical exam and a good quality doppler i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Acute and chronic.: Phlebothrombosis is a clot in a vein and thrombophlebitis is a clot in a vein which then becomes inflamed. Phlebothrombosis tends to be chronic while ... Read More

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